Archive of posts tagged "arts"

Surrey International Children’s Festival: Win Passes

Comments 16 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tickets are on sale now for the 12th annual Surrey International Children’s Festival, happening May 26-28 at Bear Creek Park. This event inspires young hearts and minds to greater possibilities, and celebrates our rich and diverse cultural heritage through performing and visual arts experiences. Surrey International Children’s Festival Where: Surrey Arts Centre and Bear Creek […]

Win Tickets to Don’t Dress for Dinner

Comments 30 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The creative team at Richmond’s Gateway Theatre has pulled out all of the stops for their final play of the 2015–2016 season with a presentation of Don’t Dress for Dinner. This hilarious bedroom farce is written by Marc Camoletti, whose previous comedy, the wildly popular Boeing-Boeing, played to sold out crowds when Arts Club staged […]

Win Tickets to Dead Metaphor at The Firehall Arts Centre

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Firehall Arts Centre is pleased to present George F. Walker’s Dead Metaphor from Saturday, April 2 to Saturday, April 23, 2016. Where: The Firehall Arts Centre (280 East Cordova, Vancouver) When: Previews April 2nd at 7:00pm; April 3rd at 3:00pm; April 5th at 7:00pm; April 6th at 1:00pm. Performances April 6th to 23rd at […]

Win Tickets to Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Going Home Star

Comments 48 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet presents a poignant tale of hope and understanding in Vancouver with the premiere of Going Home Star. This heartrending ballet pays tribute to the experiences of residential school survivors and opens up an important dialogue about truth and reconciliation. Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre (600 […]

Vancouver Opera’s Madama Butterfly

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I was introduced to Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at six years old. Well, sort of. My parents were watching some rendition was on television, but I wasn’t allowed to watch, which confused me because with a title like Madama Butterfly, it sounds like it’s made for little girls. I remember sitting in the next room […]